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Agriculture

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 295 Collections and/or Records:

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Official: Colonial Office: correspondence, mainly on South African affairs., 01 Dec 1906 - 31 Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/18
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Leander Jameson [Premier, Cape Colony, South Africa] through Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander in Chief, Cape Colony] on German refugees in the Cape (3); James Kier Hardie on the ?Hansas Line in Nigeria; Sir Frederick Lugard [High Commissioner and Commander in Chief of Northern Nigeria]; Joseph Robinson; James Ramsay Macdonald on the representation of Australian states at the colonial conference; Austen Chamberlain on a constituent's complaint...
Dates: 01 Dec 1906 - 31 Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Cyprus: prints, papers and correspondence., 1906 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/48
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Charles King-Harman [High Commissioner of Cyprus] (5); Lieutenant-General J C Gore [Receiver-General, Cyprus]; Hesketh Bell [Governor of Uganda].Subjects include: tree planting, public works and expenditure on Cyprus; WSC's promotion to President of the Board of Trade; steamer services between Cyprus and Egypt.Also includes: printed correspondence from Colonial Office officials and King-Harman; a memorandum by WSC; a report on expenditure; agendas and minutes of...
Dates: 1906 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: Nigeria: notes and papers., 1907 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/51
Scope and Contents

Includes copy of telegram and a printed memorandum from Colonel Sir Percy Girouard, [High Commissioner of Protectorate of Northern Nigeria] on amalgamating Northern and Southern Nigeria, and land tenure and revenue assessment; a memorandum on the North Nigerian Railway by WSC; a pamphlet by the British Cotton Growing Association; maps.

Dates: 1907 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: notes and printed papers., c 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/47
Scope and Contents Includes a review of the mutual relations of the British South African colonies by "S" [2nd Lord Selborne, Governor of the Transvaal and High Commissioner for South Africa]; a Canadian resolution on immigration; British Cotton Growing Association pamphlet and report; copy of the South African Bulletin; financial and armament details for the East Africa Protectorate [later Kenya], Uganda and Somaliland [later Somalia]; notes on the duty on salt, elementary education in Ceylon [later Sri...
Dates: c 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Colonial Office: supplementary estimates for St Helena, and notes and papers on the New Zealand Hemp Industry at St Helena., 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/40
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Colonial Office papers contain correspondence, printed material and papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, a position held from December 1905 to April 1908. The papers have been divided into correspondence (until the end of 1907 only) and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Colonial Office material covers WSC's routine ministerial duties as well as the specific issues of the period...
Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: copy of Board of Trade statistical abstract for the United Kingdom for each of the fifteen years from 1913 to 1927., Jan 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/107
Scope and Contents

Includes statistics on population, social, civil and industrial conditions, defence, finance, agriculture and fisheries, mining and metals, transport and communications, trade and commerce.

Dates: Jan 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2) including one on agricultural policy; Sir Robert Burton-Chadwick [Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade]; Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland] and Hugh Pollock [First Minister of Finance for Ulster, Ireland] (2) on the Northern Irish unemployment fund; Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on air force economies; Neville...
Dates: 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 12 May 1927 - 27 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/42
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Reginald McKenna [Chairman of Midland Bank Limited]; Herbert Spender-Clay MP; Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2); Montagu Norman [Governor of the Bank of England]; John Davidson [Conservative Party Chairman] (4); James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); 4th Lord Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne, Lord Privy Seal]; 8th Duke of Northumberland, 2nd Lord Selborne, and 1st Lord...
Dates: 12 May 1927 - 27 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Major-General Sir Fabian Ware (2); 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [earlier Lord Robert Cecil, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] on European disarmament (2); Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education]; Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Colonies] on colonial trade matters (4); Frederick Leith-Ross [British representative on Finance Board] of the Reparation Commission; J Coudurier de Chassaigne (2); 1st Lord Midleton; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord...
Dates: 08 Jan 1925 - 26 Jun 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on liquid fuel tax proposals., 02 Jan 1928 - 31 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/94
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (7); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; 1st Lord Peel [1st Commissioner of Works]; Sir Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] (6); Edward Hale [Treasury]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (3); E A Harris, Chief Inspector, Customs and Excise; Henry Tizard; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of...
Dates: 02 Jan 1928 - 31 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on rating relief proposals., 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/85
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Harold MacMillan MP [later 1st Lord Stockton] (2); 1st Lord Weir; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Sir Arthur Duckham (3); Sir Josiah Stamp (3); Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury] (4); Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Gerald Canny [Inland Revenue] (2); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury] (3); Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and...
Dates: 31 Dec 1927 - 24 Jan 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence and papers on the liquid fuel tax., 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/66
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Francis Floud [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] (5); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Alfred Hurst [Treasury] (2); 1st Lord Weir.Also includes copy letters and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury]; cutting from the Times.Subjects covered by the file include: taxing foreign liquid fuel; the distribution of the burden between different classes of...
Dates: 06 Dec 1927 - 23 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence mainly from WSC and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] to government ministers, senior civil servants, MPs and Lords (carbon copies)., 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/73
Scope and Contents Recipients include: Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin (8); Harold MacMillan MP (2); 2nd Lord Revelstoke (3); Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple, Minister of Transport]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] (3); Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (3); Sir Richard Hopkins [Controller of Finance and Supply Services, Treasury]; Lord Eustace Percy [President of the Board of Education] (2); Ernest Pretyman; 2nd Lord...
Dates: 04 Jan 1928 - 27 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence on state pensions., 12 Dec 1924 - 20 May 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/19
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from: Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland [Minister of Labour]; Cuthbert James MP; Edward Wood [later Lord Irwin and Lord Halifax, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries]; Sir Alfred Watson [Government Actuary]; and minutes from WSC to some of those mentioned above and to Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance] and James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer].Subjects include: details of the new scheme for unemployment insurance and pensions,...
Dates: 12 Dec 1924 - 20 May 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: letters of congratulation on the budget., 24 Apr 1928 - 17 May 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/76
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Richard Colvin [Lord Lieutenant of Essex]; 17th Lord Derby; Sir John Cadman; 1st Lord Balfour [Lord President of the Council]; 1st Lord Weir; Sir William Tyrrell [Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office]; Sir Harry Goschen; Sir Ian Malcolm and 1st Lord Bledisloe [earlier Charles Bathurst] commenting on its effect on agriculture; Hugh Pollock [First Minister of Finance for Ulster, Ireland]; Frederick Guest MP; "George L" [1st Lord Lloyd of Dolobran, High...
Dates: 24 Apr 1928 - 17 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: minutes to WSC on estate duty relief on agricultural land., 17 Mar 1927 - 29 Mar 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/61
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes from: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] (4); Sir Percy Thompson [Deputy Chairman Board of Inland Revenue] (2).

Dates: 17 Mar 1927 - 29 Mar 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various memoranda on trade and finance., 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/70
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda on: unemployment and the state of the coal mining industry by ?Ernest Gowers [Permanent Under-Secretary for Mines]; import prohibition and legislation by Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] and Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise]; notes of a meeting between Treasury officials and various bankers on agricultural credit, and between employers and the TUC General Council (with a cutting from the Daily Herald).Also includes notes by...
Dates: 17 Jun 1927 - 23 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: various papers on rating relief proposals., 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/87
Scope and Contents Includes memoranda, letters, minutes and notes by WSC and: Alfred Hurst [Principal Assistant Secretary, Treasury]; President of the Board of Trade, Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton] (2); Secretary of State for Scotland, Sir John Gilmour; Secretary of State for the Dominions, Leo Amery; David Monteath [Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for India]; Secretary of State for War, Sir Laming Worthington-Evans; Neville Chamberlain,...
Dates: 26 Feb 1928 - 19 Mar 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: WSC's minutes., 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/46A-B
Scope and Contents Includes carbon copies of minutes and letters from WSC to various individuals, mainly Treasury officials, including: Sir Richard Hopkins [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue until 1927, then Controller of Finance and Supply Services]; James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]; Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]; Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance]; Sir George Barstow [Controller of Supply Services]; John Gretton MP; Sir Warren Fisher [Permanent...
Dates: 03 Jul 1927 - 31 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War and Air: correspondence mainly from Brigadier-General Edward Spears and the British Military Mission in Paris [France] to Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War] and War Office officials., 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/42A-B
Scope and Contents Also includes correspondence from General Charles Mangin and Boris Savinkov.Subjects covered by the file include: matters concerning the Russian Civil War, including figures such as General Anton Denikin, Admiral Alexander Kolchak, Savinkov, Gregori Alexinsky, Generals Carl Mannerheim and Joseph Pilsudsky [Chief of the Polish state], and Carol Yaroshinsky, tensions between Kolchak and Denikin, Russo-Polish relations, banking, the Ukraine, French views, German influence, agriculture within...
Dates: 01 Dec 1919 - 31 Dec 1919
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 18 Dec 1941 - 30 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/10
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: the future conduct of the war; the Pacific and the Japanese fleet; the entry of the United States into the war; the Atlantic Front; the Indian Ocean; the function of the Minister of State in the Middle East [Richard Casey]; Vichy France's co-operation with Germany; the function of the Minister Resident in West Africa [1st Lord Swinton, earlier Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame]; Fleet Air Arm...
Dates: 18 Dec 1941 - 30 Dec 1942
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: War Cabinet: Prime Minister's Directives., 29 Dec 1944 - 17 Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/14
Scope and Contents Printed directives by the Prime Minister, WSC, on subjects including: correspondence between WSC and President Franklin Roosevelt on American voting powers in the United Nations; post-war demand for airfields, including a report by the Chiefs of Staff; records of speeches and a conversation between WSC and Stalin at the Yalta Conference [Soviet Union]; the allocation of man-power, including the release of women from the Forces; telegrams between WSC and [Mackenzie King] Prime Minister of...
Dates: 29 Dec 1944 - 17 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Papers of H. Rolf Gardiner

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gardiner
Scope and Contents This collection comprises Rolf Gardiners (RG) work on the youth movements of Britain and Europe, His travels with dance and folk groups, his furtherance of the restoration and conservation of his estate and his writings on conservation, agriculture and landscape husbandry. There is also a fair amount of personal material ranging from his birth, schooling, later life and death, correspondence with friends and visits to other countries. Some material pertains to his friendships in Germany, and...
Dates: 1902-1971
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers of Sir Frank Stockdale

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10347
Scope and Contents Papers and letters of Frank Stockdale, mainly relating to his work in the West Indies, in particular his appointment in 1905 as Mycologist and Lecturer in Agriculture at the Imperial Department of Agriculture in the West Indies, Barbados, and his transfer in 1908 to the post of assistant director to the Department of Science and Agriculture, and Government Botanist, in British Guiana [Guyana]. This includes correspondence with Sir Daniel Morris, Imperial Commissioner of the West Indies...
Dates: 1901 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers relating to agriculture and fisheries, June 1975-July 1977, 1975-06 - 1977-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 2/6/1/6
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with Sir (Charles) Henry Plumb (President, National Farmers' Union), George Cattell (Director General, NFU), Peter Mills MP, Tim Raison MP and Alick Buchanan-Smith MP
Also includes a paper for MT by James Prior MP proposing a Conservative Industrial Relations Department of Central Office, which appears to have been mis-filed, November 1975

Dates: 1975-06 - 1977-07
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in November 2003 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.

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